Google Pixel 3 phones are bricking out of nowhere, the list is growing

06 September 2021
The issue has been going on for months now.

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  • mike

why do i have to power down or restart my phone to recharge the battery

  • kjsdfkjlla

Pixel 3XL bricked overnight a few days ago. Makes me hesitant to get the new pixel 6 pro as the lack of support from google concerning the black screen of death is nonexistent.

  • OkieDokie

Anonymous, 12 Sep 2021By the way, this is unrelated but: Taiwan is a real country.Btw, no one freaking cares lol

  • S3mTek

Anonymous, 12 Sep 2021By the way, this is unrelated but: Taiwan is a real country.And Pluto is a planet

  • Anonymous

Glad i don't own a Pixel 3 but a Oneplus. Godspeed to all P3 and P3XL users.

  • Bob

My pixel 3xl bricked 2 nights ago. I use it heavily for my business and being without a phone for a day until I bought a new one could have cost me a lot of money.

  • Anonymous

i was able to reset it to factory settings before it went hardcore into this cycle.

my phone appeared to be overheading so i let it cool off by placing it on the AC vent the did a back up and reset to factory settings... took 10 hours but my phone seems to be fine... for now.

  • Anonymous

Ano, 10 Sep 2021Love pixel 3, still takes better photos than S21 or iphone ... more>Love pixel 3, still takes better photos than S21 or iphone 12
Some people aren't camera addicts and demand hardware reliability and long battery life too.

  • Anonymous

MediaSnap, 08 Sep 2021*probably made in China. Only China has that reputation. By the way, this is unrelated but: Taiwan is a real country.

  • Soukaina

Panos, 10 Sep 2021I hear a Lot about bricked pixel 3 phones but i dont See an... moreI can show you some

  • Nman

pixel 3 bricked overnight two weeks ago

  • Panos

I hear a Lot about bricked pixel 3 phones but i dont See any Photo or Video even from 1 bricked Pixel 3 Phone. Interesting.....

  • Ano

Love pixel 3, still takes better photos than S21 or iphone 12. The software integration and thoughtfulness is way better than any other phone.

There is one big issue Google needs to fix software wise, it needs to have a really good messaging app.

Another is hardware: if you put the latest best hardware you can charge an arm and a leg, but if you go with second tier, make sure that you still put long term quality components.

Look at ipads, have you heard of ipads being bricked after 3 years? And this is a $300 device. Common Google, you too can do this it's not that hard.

  • Anonymous

My Pixel 3 phone bricked two nights ago. I woke up to a useless phone. Google's customer service is refusing to help or acknowledge this is an issue

  • Alex

My Pixel 1 broke this very same way on Android 10 back in December 2020

  • MP

Mine bricked 2 weeks ago. Was a loyal pixel customer from the beginning but have now jumped ship and bought competing vendor. Google should stay out of hardware , this is unacceptable.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 08 Sep 2021Yet my Pixel 2xl is going strong.Guess it didnt get the touch of death by Google due to it being no longer supported unlike the unlucky Pixel 3 series that got the death sentence before the release of pixel 6.

  • Random guy

Its probably Google doing that so you'll be forced to buy a newer version of their phones I' have a 3A and noticed it's not working how it used to and it's definitely the software fault not hardware

  • Somegrayfox

MikeMNFL, 08 Sep 2021My Pixel 3XL developed the dreaded "black screen of de... moreYou either still have a warranty or you managed to do what I couldn't in several chat sessions.